Physician Assistant, Bariatric Surgery
Friday, March 29, 2019 12:00 AM

3/29/19: Physician Assistant, Bariatric Surgery, PA-C Full-Time, 1.0 FTE Location: Renton, WA

UW Medicine | Valley Medical Center has received many awards including recognition as one of the Best Places to Work. Modern Healthcare has listed Valley Medical Center as one of the nation’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare.” Seattle Business magazine names VMC the #1 Non-Profit in Washington for 2011, VMC’s tenth consecutive year winning a Best Workplace award.

Qualifications: We are currently hiring for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Physician Assistant for our Bariatric Surgery department with a desire to build a practice working in a collaborative, collegial, work environment. Team based model approach to patient-centered care. Duties will include surgical first assistance, in-patient rounding and patient discharge, Bariatric Surgery call coverage for rounding and surgical assistance, and some patient clinic follow up appointments. The PA will also participate in the monthly Bariatric Surgery Class and weekly Bariatric Team meetings.

Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State of WA.

Minimum three (3) years previous experience in the last five (5) years as a surgical physician assistant.

  • Laparoscopic Bariatric surgical experience preferred.
  • Graduate from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program. License, Certification, Registration

ACLS and BLS required

Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practice.

Description: This position is a rare opportunity to practice within a highly efficient medical center AND to be directly affiliated with a major American University Healthcare System. Valley Medical Center offers much more than comprehensive, competitive compensation and benefits. There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the country’s most livable cities, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature. The location in Suburban Seattle (Renton) allows you to enjoy a great northwestern lifestyle without the high prices and traffic found in the heart of the metro.

10 minutes from SeaTac International Airport

16 minutes from downtown Seattle and Bellevue

Magnificent views of Cascades and Mt Rainier

On Lake Washington with the Cedar River running through the city

On the shore of Lake Washington in the heart of Puget Sound

No state income tax

Home of Seattle Seahawks, Amazon, IKEA, Microsoft and Boeing

Please apply by submitting your CV and Cover letter to Alan Munro, Physician Recruiter at [email protected]